Reporter keeps cool despite being provoked during Alex shut down

Reporter keeps cool despite being provoked during Alex shut down

- Maageketla Mohlabe was in the midst of a live report on the Alex shutdown recently

- Video footage was shared showing how an aggressive protester then manhandles the SABC news reporter

- Mohlabe was praised via social media for maintaining his composure despite the challenging situation

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Briefly.co.za News on your News Feed!

South Africans have witnessed many turbulent scenes arising from the Alexandra shutdown protest.

The irony is that it was the men behind the camera that were in the firing line recently.

Maageketla Mohlabe was reporting live for SABC news when he was manhandled by an aggressive man.

READ ALSO: Should SA proceed with land reform even though it failed in Zimbabwe?

Video footage reveals how Mohlabe reported on calm scenes in the township when a protester approached, grabbed then choked the reporter.

Mohlabe displayed unbelievable professionalism as he persevered with his report despite the provocation.

READ ALSO: For block nose contact Cyril: Mzansi in stitches over president’s pic

The video was shared by twitter user, @I_amUnity, and follow up footage was shared by Mohlabe himself.

PAY ATTENTION: 15 Memorable Photos From The Amazing Baby Shower Of Meghan Markle

Briefly.co.za noted the admiration and praise he received for maintaining his incredible composure during the challenging situation.

PAY ATTENTION: Do you want to know what's trending on Briefly.co.za? Join our WhatsApp group today.

Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY’s news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!

Source: Briefly.co.za

Mailfire view pixel